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Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 484 | Publication Date: 2016-03-28 | ISBN-13: 9781442258334

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
David Benatar
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2010-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9781442201705

Stages on Life's Way Stages on Life's Way
Søren Kierkegaard
Stages on Life's Way, the sequel to Either/Or, is an intensely poetic example of Kierkegaard's vision of the three stages, or spheres, of existence: the esthetic, the ethical, and the religious. With characteristic love for mystification, he presents the work as a bundle of documents fallen by chance into the hands of "Hilarius Bookbinder," who pr ...
Number of pages: 808 | Publication Date: 1988-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780691020495

On LifeOn Life
Nicholas J. Pappas
'Do you believe we can know the truth about all things, or are there things we simply can never know the truth about?' This quote from On Life captures the spirit of the book. In it, four friends Director, Friend, Artist, and Scientist pursue, in short dialogues, the truth about such topics as love, happiness, madness, belief, and pleasure. The cha ...
Number of pages: 226 | Publication Date: 2015-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9781628941326

Exploring the Life of the SoulExploring the Life of the Soul
John Hanwell Riker
In this book, John Hanwell Riker develops and expands the conceptual framework of self psychology in order to offer contemporary readers a naturalistic ground for adopting an ethical way of being in the world. Riker stresses the need to find a balance between mature narcissism and ethics, to address and understand differences among people, and to r ...
Number of pages: 194 | Publication Date: 2017-02-03 | ISBN-13: 9781498543903

On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)
Friedrich Nietzsche
(Part II of Thoughts Out of Season) ...
Number of pages: 70 | Publication Date: 1980-06-15 | ISBN-13: 9780915144945

WittgensteinWittgenstein
by G. P. Baker, P. M. S. Hacker
The Second Edition of Wittgenstein: Rules, Grammar and Necessity (the second volume of the landmark analytical commentary on Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations) now includes extensively revised and supplemented coverage of the Wittgenstein's complex and controversial remarks on following rules. Includes thoroughly rewritten essays and ...
Number of pages: 400 | Publication Date: 2014-02-03 | ISBN-13: 9781118854594

Molecular Models of LifeMolecular Models of Life
Sahotra Sarkar
Despite the transformation in biological practice and theory brought about by discoveries in molecular biology, until recently philosophy of biology continued to focus on evolutionary biology. When the Human Genome Project got underway in the late 1980s and early 1990s, philosophers of biology -- unlike historians and social scientists -- had littl ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2007-01-26 | ISBN-13: 9780262693509

Beyond DeathBeyond Death
by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Christopher Lewis
Throughout history human beings have been preoccupied with personal survival after death. As a consequence, most world religions proclaim that life continues beyond the grave, and they have depicted the Hereafter in a variety of forms. These various conceptions constitute answers to the most perplexing spiritual questions: Will we remember our form ...
Number of pages: 231 | Publication Date: 1995-04-15 | ISBN-13: 9780312124830

Technology and the Character of Contemporary LifeTechnology and the Character of Contemporary Life
Albert Borgmann
Blending social analysis and philosophy, Albert Borgmann maintains that technology creates a controlling pattern in our lives. This pattern, discernible even in such an inconspicuous action as switching on a stereo, has global effects: it sharply divides life into labor and leisure, it sustains the industrial democracies, and it fosters the view th ...
Number of pages: 310 | Publication Date: 1987-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226066295

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